What You Get
The Feel Good Benefits
It always feels good to volunteer. When you volunteer at Free Geek you are putting thousands of computers into the hands of local school children, non-profits and community members and keeping thousands of tons of electronic waste out of the landfills. You take part in bridging the digital divide while meeting wonderful people. You can increase technology access and education by taking part in decisions at Free Geek, from the most basic to the most wide-reaching and abstract.
The Tangible Benefits
- A 20% volunteer discount in the Free Geek Thrift Store
- Eligibility for membership at First Tech Credit Union.
- Free classes
- A free computer with peripherals and tech support
- Access to the Free Geek Library
- Computer Lab access
Adoption and Build Volunteers take home computers fitting these specifications.
- Intel: Core 2 Duo Processor
- Full-size, Mini or Micro tower
- 1 GB DDR2 RAM
- 80-160 GB harddrive
- DVD-RW optical drive
- onboard or 128mb PCI-e video card
- onboard or PCI sound card
- onboard or PCI 10/100 ethernet card
Free Geek computers are loaded with the Xubuntu operating system and other Free and Open Source Software. FreekBox computers come with a wide range of software installed and allow those with Internet access to easily download thousands of free programs.